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28 December, 2018 2:32 PM Bills On Right To Refuse, Non-Vegetarian Food, Cow Population In Lok Sabha

Employees should be able to switch off once they leave their offices or during holidays; no non-vegetarian food should be served at government events; and there should an authority to stabilise population of cows. These were some of the private members' bills introduced in the Lok Sabha today. Supriya Sule of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) presented 51

24 December, 2018 6:03 AM Apple Removes App By Religious Group Portraying Homosexuality As "Sin"

According to a report, the app was created by Living Hope Ministries, a Texas-based religious group. Apple has removed an app by a religious group from its App Store after a petition by an LGBTQ rights organisation called for its removal after the app portrayed homosexuality as "sickness" and "sin". According to a report in Fortune today, the app was created 39

7 September, 2018 9:42 AM What Dad Told Me On Phone After 377 Verdict: A Gay Man's Story

For years, the LGBT community has lived with the stigma attached to their identities and has fought for decades for the right to be treated equally. After the Supreme Court overruled its own 2013 decision and partially struck down Section 377, a controversial British-era law that banned consensual gay sex, members of the LGBT community shared stories 321

6 September, 2018 3:02 PM Section 377 verdict: India joins countries where protests led to decriminalisation of gay sex

Women and men had to take to the streets in these countries to fight for equal rights for the LGBT community. Germany | Prior to the Nazi era, the country was fairly tolerant towards homosexuality, albeit without a legal status. However, under Adolf Hitler's regime, thousands of homosexuals were prosecuted. Post-World War II, the Nazi extensions were repealed 95

6 September, 2018 1:11 PM SC verdict on Article 377: India joins 25 nations where homosexuality is legal

72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships. NEW DELHI: With the Supreme Court decriminalising gay sex in a landmark and historic ruling on Thursday, India joined 25 other countries where homosexuality is legal. However, 72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships 122

6 September, 2018 8:29 AM It Is The End Of Section 377: But Before That, Let's Get Some Facts About Homosexuality Straight; Supreme Court Gives Verdict

End of Section 377: In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality and said that Section 377 - which puts a ban on consensual gay sex - is arbitrary and irrational. Its time we get our facts straight about homosexuality. In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, a much awaited moment in the gay rights 82

6 September, 2018 8:01 AM Pride, not prejudice: Congress tweets in support of LGBT after SC verdict on Section 377

NEW DELHI: Celebrating Supreme Court's historic verdict decriminalising homosexuality under, Congress on Thursday said that the judgement marks the first step towards an equal and inclusive society. “We join the people of India abd the LGBTQIA+ community in their victory over prejudice. We welcome the progressive & decisive verdict from the Supreme Court 157

6 September, 2018 7:37 AM Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex in landmark verdict

In a landmark judgement on September 6, the Supreme Court of India struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), thereby decriminalising gay sex. The judgement, in favour of gay rights, was pronounced on a number of petitions that had been moved challenging the constitutional validity of the section. The five-judge constitution bench of the apex court 64

6 September, 2018 7:19 AM Homosexuality genetic flaw, cannot be equated with normal sexual behaviour: Subramanian Swamy

“Homosexuality is a genetic flaw. Cannot be equated with normal sexual behaviour,” said Swamy. “Homosexuality leads to increased instances of paedophilia, gay bars and HIV,” said the BJP leader, adding a controversial statement, “I know many judges who are homosexual.” Swamy has been quite vocal about his views on gay sex and LGBT community. "It (Homosexuality) 111

6 September, 2018 6:56 AM 'Country Gets Oxygen Back,' Tweet Karan Johar And Others

Karan Johar was the first celebrity to welcome the Supreme Court's landmark judgement abolishing Section 377 This morning, a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Misra reversed its own 2013 decision and delivered a spectacular win for India's LGBT+ community. Homosexuality is no longer an offence, the Supreme Court decided, striking down a controversial 64